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Cops Are Counting Arrested Chechens

Moscow police are now required to document the number of people from the Caucasus they've arrested.

Kosmos Falters in For-Pay TV Battles

Since the Ostankino fire, Kosmos TV has most of the week been left to offer blank screens and apologies.

'Economics' Is Too Easy an Excuse

Both the tower and the submarine were victims of a drought of public investment into public goods.

Prague Hosts the World

The leisurely city of Prague this month plays host to the movers and shakers of the IMF and World Bank.

15 Years Later, This Nation Still Intrigues

I could tell from the subject line of the incoming e-mail that my friend Liz was desperate: ""Pomogi!""

Gun-Related Crimes, Monsters and Big Bells

William Kerr, of Halifax, Canada, asked specifically for statistics on gun-related crimes.

Keeping It All in the Family

Had the ancient Greeks spent some time in Kaliningrad, they would have described it as a kakistocracy.

Readers Agree on Dire Need for Military Reform

Yevgenia Albats’s piece on reform of the Russian military is a much-needed and refreshingly accurate.

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